Cocaine Disguised As Children's Gifts Seized In Brooklyn, Authorities SayAuthorities say they have seized nearly nine pounds of cocaine in packages wrapped in pink Minnie Mouse gift paper in a bust on an alleged drug trafficking ring in Brooklyn.
14 Arrested In Drug Bust At Brooklyn Housing ProjectThe arrest of 14 accused drug dealers came after a long-running investigation sparked by community complaints of gang violence and drug trafficking at Brooklyn's Farragut Houses.
Brooklyn Doctor Charged For Illegally Selling Prescription PillsA physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.
Beth Israel's Ex-Pharmacy Director Accused Of Stealing Nearly 200,000 Oxycodone PillsA major hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday.
Dangerous Heroin Houses Cropping Up In Quiet And Affluent Tri-State SuburbsYou would have no way of knowing, but drug dealers have moved in and are running multi-million-dollar heroin operations in some of the area’s upscale neighborhoods.
Harlem Doctor Indicted On Charges Of Illegally Selling Painkiller PrescriptionsDr. Robert Gibbs was arraigned on charges that he supplied the head of a narcotics trafficking ring, Ronald Vaughan, with 700 prescriptions for oxycodone, amounting to 130,000 pills, according to prosecutors.
City Council Holds Hearing To Address Prescription Drug Abuse EpidemicWitnesses testified that prescription painkiller abuse has become a major multimillion dollar drug epidemic in the city.